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Embedded YouTube players packed with ads

On a few embedded YouTube clips now, there are not one, but two ads: one as a lower-third overlay and another built into the player. You can see an example on this blog (scroll down a ways.) Writes NYT blogger Saul Hansell, “What jumped out at me is how the advertising on the player makes the experience look closer to the gaudiness of MySpace than the sterility of Google.”

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